George Weah wins Liberia election run-off by 61.5%

AC Milan footballer legend, George Weah has won the Tuesday’s election runoff to become Liberia’s president-elect. Results released by the country’s National Elections Commission (NEC), representing 98.1% of ballots counted, showed Mr Weah ahead of Vice President Joseph Boakai. The Ballon d’Or winner George Weah, 51, won 61.5% of the vote, while his opponent Mr Boakai, 73, […]

Weah polls 39.2% out of 74% votes counted – Liberia’s NEC

Football legend George Weah has polled 39.2 percent out of the 74 percent of the valid votes counted, Liberia’s National Election Commission (NEC) has said. The figures released Saturday also showed current Vice President Joseph Boakai and presidential candidate of the ruling Unity Party recording 29.6 percent. The 74 percent represents 1.19 million valid votes […]

George Weah takes comfortable lead in Liberia presidential poll

Provisional results released by Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) put African football great, George Weah, in a comfortable lead. The figures showed the two-time presidential aspirant was ahead in 11 out of 15 counties, though most of the votes are yet to be counted. Vice President Joseph Boakai was leading in one county and comes […]